Udall Foundation Environment Undergraduate Scholarship
The Udall Undergraduate Environment Scholarship awards sophomores and juniors who are interested in conservation up to $7,000 in scholarship. Scholars are also awarded with a 5-day expenses paid summer conference to Tucson, AZ where scholars work together on a case study, learn news ways to collaborate, and build community with each other. The Udall Foundation also awards scholarship for Tribal Policy and Native American Health Care.
The Academic Fellowships Team is here to support you through all steps of the application process. If you are interested in connecting with us to learn more, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Sophomore or Junior
- Interested in conservation, environmental stewardship, or environmental policy
- Demonstrated your commitment to the environment through participation in campus activities or service to your community
- Working towards a career that will enable you to address environmental issues on a local, national, or global scale
- Intent-to-Apply Deadline: Jan. 11, 2023
- Campus Deadline: Feb. 1, 2023
- National Deadline: March 3, 2023
- A scholarship up to $7,000.
- A 5-day expenses paid conference trip to Tucson, AZ.
- Access to the Udall Scholarship Network.
- Contact Academic Fellowships to set up a meeting to discuss the application process and strategy.
- Review Sample Application and Resources to help guide you through the next steps of the application.
- Request 3 letters of recommendation from professors and members of your community that can speak to your leadership, public service, and academic achievement.
- Order Academic Transcripts to send to the foundation.
- Write an 800-word essay related to the Udall Foundation’s core values.
- Fill out the 11-short answer application questions which can be accessed through Elizabeth Rotolo.
Udall is seeking scholars who demonstrate the following qualities:
- Has a clear career path or field of how you plan to use your education and experience to affect environmental issues.
- Shows commitment to the environment through community service, activities, internships, research.
- Demonstrates problem-solving and consensus building.
- Demonstrates leadership potential and the ability to work well with others by mediating conflicts and identifying solutions.
- Can motivate others, bring people together, take initiative, implement practical solutions.
- Your Academic Fellowships Team: Meredith and Elizabeth are here to help you through each step of the process, from exploring the different application components, to choosing your recommendation letter writers, to providing feedback on your essays. Email email@example.com to schedule a meeting with us!
- Example Application (pdf): The Udall Foundation has provided a pdf version of the application so you can preview the application questions and structure.
- Advice from Previous Udall winners: The Udall Foundation, along with program alumni, has compiled a list of application tips, suggestions, and encouragement.
- Udall Scholarship FAQs: The Udall Foundation has compiled a list of frequently asked questions and their answers. This is a great place to further explore the eligibility requirements, application advice, and more. The Academic Fellowships Team is also regularly in contact with the Udall Foundation, so please feel free to reach out to us as well!